Name: Anthony “Tony” Howard
Employer/Title: President & CEO, Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce
When/Why you became a Rotarian: Many of the community leaders I admire most are Rotarians. I also joined for the fellowship and the opportunity to serve my community.
Family: Wife Alison, son Jake (12), dog Shadow, Mom Ann, Dad Joe, six brothers and sisters, 26 nieces and nephews.
Anything else that may be relevant about you - you want to share: Let the bragging begin:
· Current President of the Virginia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives
· Worked for seven years at the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, including as Chief Operating Officer and as Vice President of Membership and Communications.
· Was the chief spokesman for Congressman Michael Forbes of New York
· As reporter and editor for newspapers in New York’s Hudson Valley and Long Island, earned numerous awards for in-depth reporting, feature writing and sports coverage from his peers in the New York Press Association.
· Serve on a number of non-profit and professional boards, including the Board of Directors for the Loudoun Convention and Visitors Association, the Committee For Dulles, the Loudoun Small Business Development Center, the Loudoun County VALOR Foundation.